In a supreme twist of irony, Newt Gingrich, speaking at the annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment award dinner which honors free speech, said the country will be forced to reexamine freedom of speech to meet the threat of terrorism. So in order to save the Constitution, Gingrich is proposing that it be “reexamined,” a poor euphemism for completely gutting it. Here’s the story about the speech, and here’s a link Keith Olbermann discussing Gingrich’s comments with George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley. George Orwell is truly rolling in his grave!
[Thanks Crooks & Liars!]
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